Tuesday 21 January 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karina Lombard and Rusty Greer.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ida Rogalski.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Karina Lombard: Tahitian-American actress and singer.
- Rusty Greer
- Matt Willig: NFL tackle / guard (Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets).
- Rusty Greer in Fort Rucker: Alabama, USA; outfielder (Texas Rangers).
- Eduard Hamalainen: Finnish-Belarusian decathlete.
- M K Hobson: American speculative fiction and fantasy writer.
- Eduard Hämäläinen: Finnish-Belarusian decathlete.
- M Hobson: American author.
- Tsubaki Nekoi: Japanese manga artist.
- Ted Long: CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
- Ashley Sheppard: NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke
- Dusty Springfield - Son-Of-A Preacher Man
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